In 2012 Arjan Nobel got promoted on a study titled: 'Controlling the Country Side'. Cromstrijen 1550-1780 (Zutphen 2012). On the occasion of this promotion research Martijn Duifhuizen received the assignment to realize a work of art as a result of the artist Johan de Witt.
In preparation he visited, together with the clients, the Museum of Dordrecht where you can find paintings of Johan and Cornelis de Witt and their father Jacob de Witt. The purpose of this assignment was to reinvigorate the artist Johan de Witt after his violent death in the disastrous year of 1672.
Watch the process and the result in the film below.